Archive for the 'Tournaments' Category

The 5th UCC Weiqi (Go) Tournament

Posted by ajka on October 14th, 2011

Last Wednesday (12th October) the UCC Weiqi Club held an EGM regarding the tournament we are organising next month. We do have a general setup now and are ready to begin the registration. General information on the tournament: When and where: 19-20th November 2011, Electrical Engineering Building L1 Tournament system: 5 rounds, McMahon, Class B, […]

UCC Go Club meetings and November tournament in Cork

Posted by ajka on September 2nd, 2011

UCC Go Club meetings will resume on the 22nd of September and will carry on every Thursday from 7-9PM in Boole 5 on the main campus of University College Cork. The date and place of this year’s tournament in Cork have also been decided. The tournament will take place on the 19-20th November in the […]

28 Aug – Belfast Open Results

Posted by ian on August 28th, 2011

The 2011 Belfast Open took place again at Belfast Boat Club with a total of 23 players taking part. This continues the healthy trend of growing tournament attendance figures across the country. The winner was Andrew ‘Uberdude’ Simons, taking the title with a perfect score. Second place went to previous winner Matthew Crosby, while James […]

Belfast Open

Posted by ian on July 8th, 2011

This year’s Belfast Open will be a 5 round Class B event. It’s going to take place in the last weekend of August (27/28th), in the usual venue in South Belfast. For full information see the tournament page.

29 May – Galway Open

Posted by ian on May 29th, 2011

Cork’s Justyna Kleczar has won the 2011 Galway Open, this keeping the title in the hands of Poland. She brushed aside all opposition with a perfect 4/4. In second place came Rory Wales, with Colin MacSweeney shaving third on tiebreak. Organisers Claas Roever and Rick Brennan can be very proud of the turnout, with 24 […]

2011 Galway Tournament

Posted by ian on April 26th, 2011

Full details of this year’s Galway Tournament are now available. Contact organisers Claas Roever or Rick Brennan for details. The tournament webpage is here

22 Mar – Galway Tournament Returns

Posted by ian on March 22nd, 2011

After a long gap, there will be a Go tournament in Galway again. The 2011 Galway Go Tournament will take place on 28-29 May, 2011 in the Galway Bridge Centre, St Mary’s Road, Galway More details to follow…

Dec 5 – Dutch Blizzard hits Cork

Posted by ian on December 5th, 2010

We had a record turnout this year at UCC with 28 players coming to a chilly Cork. Once again there was a multinational presence, with Polish, Romanian, Dutch, Vietnamese, Chinese, French and British players in attendance. Willem-Koen Pomstra took first place ahead of the perennially second placed Cao Tong-Yu. The best player below the bar […]

UCC Tournament 4-5th Dec

Posted by ian on November 5th, 2010

University College Cork will be holding another of their fine tournaments this year, with some talk of free pizza in the air. It will be a 5 round class B event on the 4th and 5th of December. More details are available on their new website

26th Sept – Belfast Open

Posted by ian on September 26th, 2010

The Belfast Open saw a fair crowd of 18 players and 1 ghost turning out to do battle. The winner was David Phillips (1d) of the Isle of Man, who gracefully lost his last round game thus creating a four way tie for second. Claas Roever (1k) and James Hutchinson (1k) shared second place on […]